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The Moat Tea Rooms

67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
+44 1227 784514
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cake” (51 reviews)
“scones” (55 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Went to the Tea Rooms for my birthday lunch. Had a toasted cheese and bacon sandwich which was lovely. The waitress who served us was a lovely young lady called Maisie who was very polite and asked if we were ok and if everything was...More

Thank jailbird69
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Came here 2/3 days ago and was so disappointed with the lack of service. We were sat upstairs next to the toilets, after about 10 minutes we still had not been given menu's and we thought they must be busy so we'll wait a bit...More

Thank PennyJ1203
Reviewed August 30, 2017

While visiting the old city of Canterbury, we dropped in this tea room for our tea break. It is an very old two storey timber framed building with sixteenth century made entrance wooden door. We had a pot of house tea, mocha & latte along...More

Thank Partha Sarathi S
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This is a regular for our family when visiting our daughter in London. This is a cozy tea room in beautiful Canterbury near the Canterbury Cathedral.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Short and sweet review, popped in mid afternoon for a takeaway treat, cherry and walnut cake. So back to hotel for a fuddle, £2.90 for a medium size piece very and not too tasty, you're having a laugh. Nice bag and package though.

Thank CrocketUk
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I visited Moat tea rooms with my family today & it was truly amazing. The restaurant has a lovely, cosy welcoming feel & the staff were really friendly & helpful. It is on the outskirts of the city in The Burgate - & definitely worth...More

Thank nikki362016
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We love a cream tea. So we decided to try the moat. There is no local free parking. But it is right in the heart of the city. Toilets are upstairs so disabled persons may have a problem. This is a very old well laid...More

Thank Distaste
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service and accommodation of our large group. Very delicious food and tea and generous portions of sandwiches and cakes/scones/pies. We visited during a student music program with 18 youth and 4 adults and they were must accommodating to our private party with a prepaid...More

Thank Berdy5
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch however, the kitchen closed around 3 so my friends had sandwiches instead of toasties which was fine. The filling in the sandwiches were maybe on the lighter side. The tea was nice and the cafe has a lot of options. The...More

Thank ChigzATC
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I took my friend here for her birthday and we were treated so wonderfully. The tea was delicious and such a choice and the food was lovely. A real treat is a lovely little place.

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KpSandhu, Owner at The Moat Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for a lovely review, we hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 784514
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